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Tikkun (1 April 2014) 29 (2): 51–52.
Published: 01 April 2014
... grapple well with the big challenges of our times, Hering says, we need to reclaim the language of myth, metaphor, and imagination. This language speaks in poetry and parable, memory and imagination. It is the fabric of our faith traditions; it connects humans around the globe and through time. “With...
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Tikkun (1 November 2011) 26 (4): 25–46.
Published: 01 November 2011
... is only from that humbled angle that many of us are finally willing to seek help. But conceptualizing addiction as a disease does not preclude us from properly understanding its relationship to modern culture. It is here that Boeving’s critique fails to imagine the metaphoric possibilities of the...
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Published: 01 November 2014
Chris Johnston/Eureka Street ( eurekastreet.com.au ) Building ramps is important, but congregations must also examine their theologies and metaphors to make sure they are not hostile to people with disabilities. Accessible Churches by Chris Johnston. Chris Johnston/Eureka Street More
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Published: 01 November 2014
Creative Commons/Salvatore Ciambra A church may have obtained braille copies of the Bible, but if it consistently uses blindness as a metaphor for spiritual ignorance, it will not be a welcoming place for worshippers who are blind. Creative Commons/Salvatore Ciambra. / A church may have obtained More
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Published: 01 January 2015
Creative Commons/Mistvan This Tibetan illustration depicts samsara—the indefinitely repeated cycles of birth, misery, and death caused by karma. The Buddha uses freedom from debt as a metaphor for liberation from samsara. Creative Commons/Mistvan. / This Tibetan illustration depicts samsara—the More
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Tikkun (1 November 2014) 29 (4): 24–26.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Chris Johnston/Eureka Street ( eurekastreet.com.au ) Building ramps is important, but congregations must also examine their theologies and metaphors to make sure they are not hostile to people with disabilities. Accessible Churches by Chris Johnston. Chris Johnston/Eureka Street...
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Tikkun (1 April 2010) 25 (2): 54.
Published: 01 April 2010
... in the framework of physics physics to find new metaphors for God. For years I had lis­ metaphors that I had created, and so I started a new search. tened to folks tell me: “Rabbi, with all due respect, I don’t This time I sought some way ofthinking about God as conscious...
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Tikkun (1 November 2011) 26 (4): 22–46.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., mean different things. I believe that in digging into the metaphoric landscape of addiction and disease in the American soil we can get at the grit of where we are in our public perception and how we got here. What follows is both an intellectual and personal unpacking of the following question: what...
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Tikkun (1 April 2015) 30 (2): 31–33.
Published: 01 April 2015
... whole world in our hands! It is both factually and theologically notable that this liturgy transformed an older hymn in which the refrain was, “ He has the whole world in His hands.” That assertion— He is in charge of the world—is closely related to a major traditional metaphor in most Jewish...
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Tikkun (1 January 2015) 30 (1): 35–36.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Creative Commons/Mistvan This Tibetan illustration depicts samsara—the indefinitely repeated cycles of birth, misery, and death caused by karma. The Buddha uses freedom from debt as a metaphor for liberation from samsara. Creative Commons/Mistvan. / This Tibetan illustration depicts samsara—the...
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Tikkun (1 September 2007) 22 (5): 31–32.
Published: 01 September 2007
... the ancient people. We can save SEPTEMBER/OCTOBERseeds. And I suggest that 2007 we learn to do this physically,WWW.TIKKUN.ORG spiritually, and metaphorically. TIKKUN 31 W hat is seed saving? It is the process of extracting seeds from the best selection of IL L U S T R A T IO N...
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Tikkun (1 April 2010) 25 (2): 51.
Published: 01 April 2010
... tured in words. So we can’t avoid metaphors, but the the but metaphors, can’t avoid we So words. in tured...
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Tikkun (1 November 2017) 32 (4): 25–32.
Published: 01 November 2017
... metaphorical language with meaning framed by the analogs settled on in the past and passed forward as the taken for granted way of thinking (i.e. the ideas of progress and emancipation from traditions, the objective nature of data, the ecological crisis, and so forth) would all be understood differently if our...
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Tikkun (1 September 2007) 22 (5): 86–87.
Published: 01 September 2007
... of thinking. In such books as books such In thinking. of nature bodily and metaphoric...
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Tikkun (1 October 2010) 25 (5): 80.
Published: 01 October 2010
..., everything’s lost, the fool’s had his moment with God—even M oses had only how m any?— and h e’s squandered it b ecau se all he could do w as stand stunned, mouth hung metaphorically open, losing his chance to ask for guidance...
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Tikkun (1 November 2017) 32 (4): 24.
Published: 01 November 2017
... landscape through meditation and a ceremony honoring the Earth which is crucial for the painting process. The piece seen here, titled “The Lovers” was the result of particularly synchronistic process during which, as she puts it, “the metaphors [were] very real.” She climbed a mountain with the young...
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Tikkun (1 November 2018) 33 (4): 37–40.
Published: 01 November 2018
... to change the world, you have to change the metaphor.” In fact, there is a fundamental problem with the mechanistic model. As the evolutionary biologist Elisabet Sahtouris has pointed out, machines presuppose a machine- maker : someone who designs and constructs them. A machine-like cosmos made...
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Tikkun (1 November 2018) 33 (4): 71–75.
Published: 01 November 2018
... her. To extend my metaphor, I believe that the Divine Female is alive in the belly of the beast, like the grandmother inside the wolf in the old tale—that God the Father is metaphorically pregnant with God the Mother and that men and women can be midwives and help her be born into the world again...
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Tikkun (1 April 2016) 31 (2): 46–48.
Published: 01 April 2016
... excessive pleasure, which he rejected; then, influenced by the religious metaphor of his time, he perfected refined states of meditation. However, he inevitably felt trapped by the coarse realities of the body. Thinking the body was the problem, he tried to crush it while removing himself from all contact...
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Tikkun (1 August 2008) 23 (3): 69.
Published: 01 August 2008
... could be done to provide arenas (small and large) where, philosophers, poets, aggressors, victims—and even ostriches. Take alongside vigorous and even hostile political debate, tiny shards of these tags metaphorically, and spread them out on a piece of paper mutual knowledge might come into being...